The Network

With more than 2000 members, there’s always something happening in the ACTIVATE! network. Click on each story to read more about how Activators are driving change across South Africans.


The Youth of 2017 and beyond must emulate the youth of 1976

Posted by Themba Vryman on Fri, Jun 16 2017 10:17:00
As part of our digital youth supplement, Uncensored Voices, Activator Themba Vryman reflects on the legacy and bravery of the youth of 1976 and what role Activators in 2017 have to play in extending the fight against adversity.

The long walk to prevention: Every voice counts

Posted by Thobani Zikalala on Thu, Jun 15 2017 14:34:00
Activator Thobani Zikalala speaks to fellow Activators Action Setaka and Nkosikhona “Uzzi” Mpungose who are currently attending the AIDS Conference in Durban about their thoughts on the conference and what it hopes to achieve.

Ukuhlonyiswa Kwabasha: Empowering our youth in South Africa

Posted by Thobani Zikalala on Mon, Jun 12 2017 08:44:00
Activator Thobani Zikalala takes a look at what transpired at the HEaids conference and the important role that Activators like Lerato Morulane from She Conquers, Isa Mdingi and Scelo Sibi, among others play.

Is short-term employment a possible solution to SA's youth unemployment crisis?

Posted by Siyabonga Mahomba on Mon, Jun 05 2017 12:11:00
Siyabonga Mahomba speaks to Activators Prince Charles, Dineo Segophiso, Lisa Silwana and Phetogo Kgosierileng about their thoughts around short-term employment. Although short-term employment opportunities such as internships, contract work and learnership programmes ensure that one receives much needed work experience and provide temporary relief to one’s financial strains, there are however downsides.

Activators across South Africa are #CommittedToChange

Posted by Admin on Thu, Jun 01 2017 14:33:00
As a network of over 2000 young people, Activators have an inherent commitment to change. For the month of June our campaign #CommittedToChange will showcase how Activators are and have been #CommittedToChange.

Welcome Summer Bootcamp

Posted by Lulama on Thu, Jun 01 2017 09:09:00
Activator and fitness instructor Mlekeleli Khuzwayo will be hosting his annual summer boot camp to shape all bodies to be ready for the summer. He has compiled a whole list of activities that are guaranteed to give you the summer body you have always desired by participating in an array of fun and effective physical activities that will shape your body to hour-glass,pear, and round apple shape. No sweat no gain!!!!

Frans Ntsoereng will be making waves in India!

Posted by Lwazi Nongauza on Thu, Jun 01 2017 01:00:00
On 8 May, a pre-registered group of SWITCH participants embarked on a 24 hour hackathon in a bid to win a trip to India with Startup Safari in July! We are delighted to announce that Frans Ntsoereng from Gauteng (2015 Switcher) will be going to India! Frans, congratulations on an amazing achievement! 

Activator Nominated for Enterprise of the year

Posted by Admin on Mon, May 29 2017 11:30:00
Activator Bonkekile Khumalo an aspiring businesswoman from KZN has been nominated for the Enterprise of The Year award for her cleaning products business Okuhle and Cousins Project based in Illovo Township in the province of Kwa Zulu Natal.
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